A leisurely approach to food, wine & art

  1. A day in SUZHOU: Apr 2019

    I made the 110km journey from Shanghai to the city of Suzhou in 25 minutes. China’s high-speed trains are a marvel. As British poet John Betjeman wrote: “Trains are made for meditation.”  Betjeman was writing in 1940, in the age of steam, but that meditative effect of trains lives on……

  2. Hindu wedding in Mauritius: 2017

    I went to Mauritius for a wedding in July 2017. A family wedding held in the middle of a tropical forest near the town of Flic en Flac, on the west coast of the island – the coast where you can see the sun setting over the Indian Ocean

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